Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1
The Most Popular Series for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus, L. C. Harnsberger, and Nathaniel Gunod
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Instrument: Guitar
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingerings that are expected in the Alfred's Basic series. The CD includes performances of all the music in the book with authentic-sounding backing tracks. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

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Foggy Lake
Two Positions on the 5th String
The First String E
A Minor Pentatonic Scale
The Left Hand
Minor and Major
Time Signatures
The Fifth String A
Jamming on 5 and 6
Wet Duet
Signs of Silence
Take a Rest
They Can Rock
The Fourth String D
Fourth-String Riff
1950s Rock Lick
Practice A, B, and C
Two Positions on the 6th String
Move Up the Neck on the 5th String
Practice D, E, and F
Quarter Rest
Ode to Joy
Rockabilly Sound
More on Power Chords
Power Chords Are Moveable
Power Chord Rock
More Power Chord Rock
Strumming the A7 Chord
The Third String G
Classic Rock Lick with 5s and 7s
Two-String Rock
Ugly Times
C Major Scale Exercise
12-Bar Blues Duet
Ellis Island
The Parts of Your Guitar
The Acoustic Guitar
The Electric Guitar
Four-String D7 Chord
D7 and A7 Chord Exercise
D7 Chord with Notes
Six-String E Chord
Which Guitar Is Best for Me?
Introducing the Eighth-Note Slash
Ladder to the Sky
Crazy Kid
Playing Two Notes Together
Blues in 3
Move Up the Neck on the 4th String
Two Positions on the 4th String
Move Up the Neck on the 3rd String
Two Positions on the 3rd String
Good Times Bad Times
Guitar Fingerboard Chart
Certificate of Promotion
Six-String Em Chord
Quarter-Note Slash
Em Strumming Exercise
Five-String A7 Chord
Strumming Em and A7 Chords
Minor Two-Chord Rock
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Sixth-String Riff 2
Always Been Crazy
Keep It to Yourself
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
More Riffs
Still More Riffs
Rockin' Bass Line
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Satisfying Lick
The E Minor Pentatonic Scale
Don't Miss the Train
Give Me a Hand, Lady
Rockin' in D
Pentatonic Lick 1
Pentatonic Lick 2
1950s Blues-Rock Tune
Jamming with E, F, and G
Aura Lee
The Major Scale
A Minor Pentatonic Call and Response
Incomplete Measures or Pickups
House of the Rising Sun
Rock and Blues Licks and Tricks
Rock Lick 1
Rock Lick 1 with a Bend
Rock Lick 2
The Second String B
Classic Rock Lick
Five-String Rock
Power Chords
Six-String G Chord
Rainforest Romp
Nice Attire
Eighth Notes
Eighth-Note Exercise
Bop the Blitz
Party, Party
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Amplifier
The Right Hand
Eighth-Note Slash Exercise
Strumming Exercise with E Chord
Five-String A Chord
How to Tune Your Guitar
Getting Acquainted with Music
The Sixth String E
Sixth-String Riff 1
Vacate the Sky
Doo Dah, Poo Bah
Eleven Classic Rock Strumming Patterns
Rough Evening
Four Kinds of Notes
Bluesy Accidentals
Easy Rock Riffs on the 5th and 6th Strings
Repeat Signs
King Louie
As I Arrive
Stop-Time Bass Line
Playing Two Notes Together: Blues Patterns
E Blues Boogie
A Blues Boogie
Ferrous Guy
Move Up the Neck on the 6th String
Three-Chord Progression
Down You Go
Rock Duet
Chords in Standard Notation
Chords in Notes
Rockin' the Bach